Articles for the category: First job

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    The best Traineeships for students that love to travel!

    Maybe it started during your semester abroad, or maybe you've always been this way, but you can't go a long time without travelling! But unfortunately,  travelling comes with a price... Thanks to international companies such as Meltwater and ING, you can combine work and play without any problems.

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    Life as a Young Graduate at Telenet: “Fantastic opportunities under great leadership”

    Bismi Siraj is a 26-year-old engineering enthusiast. She moved to Belgium from India to get her master’s degree in Electrical Engineering at KU Leuven. After graduation, she enrolled in the Telenet Young Grads Program. She has been working as an Operations Engineer for the past six months.

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    ING Breaking Habits Hackathon – Find new horizons within 24 hours

    Pimp up your CV and boost your career? Join the Student Challenge of the “ING Breaking Habits Hackathon” in Rotterdam on 21 and 22 March and put the banking world upside down with a compelling idea. You’ll get 24 hours to elaborate your idea with your team and present it to the jury. This is a unique experience, fun and informative, and a perfect opportunity to network with dozens of ING experts. Put yourself forward and claim your place as pioneer at ING. >> Read more


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    The 4 best traineeships that start in september 2018

    Whether you have ambitions to grow quickly into a management position or simply want to strengthen your knowledge and experience in a particular sector, a traineeship is a real boost for your future career. Especially for Young Graduates, traineeships are a unique opportunity to learn contrite skills and discover in which sector they excel most!

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    6 tips that will improve your job search

    This is it, your education is now officially over and you are right in front of your professional career! A little bit frightening, right? Now it’s time to take control of your future and go job hunting. Don’t be reckless and start contacting hundreds of companies at once, but make an elaborated plan of your approach to get in touch with the professional world.

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    Expand your boundaries at ING in Hong Kong.

    Or with our northern neighbours at ING HQ in Amsterdam, if you prefer. It's up to you. During ING's International Talent Program (ITP), we enable you to gain as much experience as possible, in various departments at home and abroad. That way, you'll find out which aspects and projects appeal to you the most, so you can focus your career on those. Wherever you choose to go, ING ensures you're fully equipped for your journey. >> Read on


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    Consulting: 7 areas to discover

    Consulting has many facets. We have identified several types of consulting and tried to explain them as clearly as possible so that this sector has no more secrets for you!

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    The 4 best companies for Belgian IT students

    IT is becoming increasingly important in organizations. It is therefore not surprising that IT students are in great demand right now! But before choosing a company, as a young IT specialist, you have to ask yourself a few questions: Can I develop creatively in the company? Does the company offer enough opportunities for innovation? Are there enough career opportunities in the company? Don't worry, we already did the searching for you and found 3 companies that meet these requirements and more! 

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    Ask the recruiter: Board of innovation

    We are back with our second ask the recruiter blog post. 

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    5 tips for acing a selection test

    The selection test is an often feared step in the recruitment process. It can be frightening because you don’t know what is coming and unfortunately you can never fully prepare for a selection test. But don’t fear, here are some tips and tricks for acing them.